March 22, 2019 at 12:28 pm #5856
Microsoft has announced, that their popular Antivirus Software Defender is coming soon for Mac. Right now you can download microsoft antivirus defender for mac by signing up for Limited Preview. It’s now an exclusive access for Microsoft Business customers only.
You may be wondering, why? why would you need a Windows Antivirus for Mac? Well, thats the question for most of us after reading the title.
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Looks like microsoft is stepping up its research game by extending their Antivirus software Defender for Mac users. mac OS is one of the secure operating system available today, but recent security bulletins are confirming that mac users are becoming an increased target by Cyber Criminals.
Hence, microsoft is offering a security solution for mac users by bringing their popular Defender Antivirus to Mac computers.
Other than protecting users against all types of windows viruses and other known threats and attacks in their Mac computer, i believe that this could be their gateway to learn about mac security threats quicker than apple.
Microsoft is definitely going to collect tons of data about mac users and call it a research purpose at the end of the day. Once its launched for public downloads, we will know clearly, about what microsoft is upto and what apple is going to do about that.
So, what do you think about Defender antivirus for Mac ? Are you ready to download one for your mac computer? Feel free to write about it in the comments below. Thanks for reading and have a wonderful day.
Source: Microsoft Blog
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